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I recently came across great a leadership course. It’s run by the Open University’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership. I must confess that I started out on this course with a large dose of scepticism. I have done leadership courses …

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Recently I got back in touch with a colleague of mine now working out of Berlin. While we were catching up with each other, he suddenly said to me, ‘you know what? I think we are both network entrepreneurs!’ I …

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I was running a campaigning webinar recently with colleagues across Bulgaria, and I was asked – how do we get the credit? The point was expressed that you can do loads of campaigning work, develop evidence and policy, build support …

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I’ve recently started doing some work exploring how adding a campaigning twist to leadership can enhance a leader. What do I mean by a campaigning twist? Well, for a long time I have been intrigued at the inter-relationship between campaigning …

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I have just put a new webinar on my site on 1832 and all that. Well, to be a bit clearer, it’s about the development of Parliamentary Democracy in the UK. This short webinar offers a simple introduction to this …

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I’ve just added a couple of new webinars to my site. At the beginning of the year, I published a new pamphlet which sought, in a very simple way, to explain how a theory of change could be used to …

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Over the last two months I have seen a dramatic surge in demand for my online campaigning courses. I like to think it is all those people at home around the world at the moment, using this time to sharpen …

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Last month I saw my book sales reach 400! I was amazed, and even more so by that fact that it continues to sell around the world. When I wrote Campaigning for Change: an Essential Guide for Campaigning around the …

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This week I faced the challenge of running a meeting on Zoom, not for 7 or so people as I’ve done in the past, but for 33 people! I’ve written in the past about how I much I appreciate running …

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‘Your stuff is so simple’. This was the stark feedback from a colleague recently, who had just read my book: Campaigning for Change – an Essential Guide for Campaigning around the World. I am not sure that this statement was …

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